This is pretty great. The New York Times got the former mayor to sit down for a video obit. Anyone who wonders why this guy was so special will get a wonderful answer here.
And to your question, Mr. Mayor: yes. My wife caught me blinking back tears this morning when I heard WCBS radio interviewing various New Yorkers about his life and legacy. “Damn allergies,” I said. “Gotta take a Zyrtec…”
At about the 16 minute mark he talks poignantly and lovingly about Cardinal O’Connor. Sweet.